Mount Kenya is the second highest with 5,199 meters Batian Peak is a bit higher than Nelion (5,188m) and Point Lenana (4,985m). If you want to summit the first two peaks mentioned, you will need to gain some experience in traditional rock climbing. However, if you want to climb Point Lenana, you can just buy a decent pair of hiking shoes. You can get to the third highest peak on the second-highest mountain of Africa in only a few days of hiking. Evans Mwangi of Go To Mount Kenya has gone a few hundred times before you and these days he is sharing his expertise with trekkers from all over the world who want to trek to Point Lenana.